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IL 6 Measurement Using a New Densitometric Bedside (POC) Test

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00525369
First Posted: September 5, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2007
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Information provided by:
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
  Purpose
In a equivalence analysis, we determined whether IL-6 can be assessed using a new densitometric point-of-care (POC) assay (turn-around -time: 20 minutes).IL-6 measurements were compared to test results obtained with conventional ELISA analysis

Condition
Sepsis, Septic Shock

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:

Detailed Description:
In an equivalence analysis, we determined whether IL-6 can be assessed using a new densitometric point-of-care (POC) assay (turn-around -time: 20 minutes) that allows IL-6 measurements at the bedside. We then compared the respective test results to those obtained with conventional ELISA analysis
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18-90
  • Written informed consent
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Germany
Charite University Medicine Berlin
Berlin, Germany, 13353
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hans-Georg Schlosser, MD Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Principal Investigator: Joerg C Schefold, MD Charite University, Berlin, Germany
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00525369     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: STU-IL-6-1
First Submitted: September 4, 2007
First Posted: September 5, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2007
Last Verified: September 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Shock, Septic
Sepsis
Infection
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Inflammation
Pathologic Processes
Shock